About Us

     Weapons Academy has a worldwide reputation in the tactical training industry for law enforcement, military and security teams. Weapons Academy is an extremely fast growing training center preparing professionals today for tomorrow’s challenges. We believe in realistic hands on skill building courses ranging from beginner to expert with emphasis on safety. Because of our years of experience we are confident that we can support your individual or agency needs. Whether it be customized courses, mobile training teams, equipment or the utilization of our facility for your own training, we are here to support you.



  • 30-year Master Peace Officer (Irving PD/ECSO)
  • 8 years Department of State, DS/ATA
  • Team Leader, Mobile Anti-Terrorist Teams (MATT) AKI
  • Deputy Program Manager, Advisor to GAULA, AKI
  • Tactical Commander/Incident Command DS/ATA
  • Triple Canopy, Instructor for WPS Program
  • K&R Negotiator
  • Numerous overseas operations totaling more than 9 years
  • Certified Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun Instructor
  • Certified Close Quarter Battle Instructor
  • Defensive Tactics Instructor and 10thDegree Black Belt
  • Explosive/Mechanical/Ballistic Breaching Instructor
  • Executive Protection Instructor
  • Sniper Instructor
  • Beretta, Glock, Sig, Remington, Colt & Glock Armorer
  • DS Armorer instructor for M4 and Glock
  • Currently a Supervisor for Ellis County SO — Patrol/SWAT

Tim designs and approves all training programs taught at  SWAT, based on “real world” experience.



  • Lt. Colonel, Colombian National Police – Retired (Served 21 years )
  • Former Director, Anti-Kidnapping Academy, Colombia
  • Former Director, Kidnap Prevention Program, Colombia,  Led business training programs on the prevention of kidnapping and extortion in Colombia.
  • U. S. State Dept., Cyber Crimes
  • Firearms Instructor U. S. State Department
  • Numerous Leadership Training Courses
  • Police professor of the Colombian National Police, First Class, taught classes such as shooting instructor, police surveillance, forensics, police services, human rights and international humanitarian law in different schools to officers, patrolmen, NCOs, cadets, second lieutenants and officers in training. Currently an instructor  at the STRATEGIC WEAPONS ACADEMY OF TEXAS.


HMCS(FMF) Terry D. Green(USN RET)

  • 27 years USN(ret) Hospital Corpsman
  • 20 years serving with USMC in Infantry and Training Commands
  • Fleet Marine Force Enlisted Warfare Specialist
  • Multiple Deployments OIF/OEF with Marine Corps
  • 15 years as an Independent Duty Corpsman
  • US Navy Instructor
  • Field Medical Training Bn Instructor
  • Program Manager, Lead Instructor, and Curriculum Developer for 1st Marine Division Combat Trauma Management Course
  • TCCC Instructor
  • SME for initial adoption of TCCC as Standard of Care across Marine Corps Operational Forces
  • Stop the Bleed Instructor
  • Strategic Weapons Academy of Texas Instructor Development Course
  • Strategic Weapons Academy of Texas Advanced Instructor



Training and honing his firearm proficiency through mandatory tactical training labs covering curricula such as:

  • Interior Movement and Room Entry Tactics
  • Law Enforcement Shotgun
  • Active Shooter Response
  • 4 progressions of Defensive Handgun and Defensive Rifle
  • Handgun Retention
  • Protective Operations
  • Vehicle Situations and Tactics
  • Tactical Weapons Skills Enhancement


  • TX DPS License to Carry Instructor
  • NRA Certified Instructor
  • NAEMT Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) Provider
  • TX DPS Licensed Personal Protection Officer
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS)



My mission is to train qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to carry a handgun legally and effectively on their person in Texas.

  • National Rifle Association – Basic Pistol Instructor
  • Texas Department of Public Safety – License to Carry a Handgun Instructor
  • Texas Department of Public Safety – School Safety Instructor
  • Texas Pistol Academy (TPA) – Handgun Instructor 1998 – 2001
  • Texas Pistol Academy –
    • Graduate of Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Handgun Course
    • Graduate of Basic and Advance Carbine Course
    • Graduate of Combat Shotgun Course
    • Graduate of Basic and Advance Long Range Rifle Course
  • Costa Ludus
    • Graduate of HE01 – Handgun Employment 01 Course
  • Graduate of numerous other firearm classes from Professional Instructors.
  • NRA Life Member
  • USMCR Veteran



  • USCCA Certified Firearms Instructor
  • Strategic Weapons Academy of Texas Basic Instructor
  • TX DPS Licensed Private Investigator
  • TX DPS Licensed Personal Protection Officer
  • D.R.A.W. Academy Firearms Instructor
  • Church Safety Services Ministry Consultant
  • USMC